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Mini Sweet Potato and Roasted Pepper Sliders

Mini Sweet Potato and Roasted Pepper Sliders

Creamy roasted sweet potato rounds are a fun and absolutely delicious pairing with savory ground beef. Enjoy these sliders as an appetizer or serve with a fresh green salad for a satisfying meal.

Ingredients for mini sweet potato roasted pepper sliders

  • 1 pound Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 2-4 Roasted Piquillo Peppers, sliced
  • 2 Romaine lettuce leaves, torn into 4 pieces

Makes 4

Directions for mini sweet potato roasted pepper sliders

    1. Preheat grill.
    2. Also, preheat oven to 425’F.
    3. Peel sweet potato, trim ends and slice into 1/2″ rounds (you will need 8 rounds total)
    4. Spread sweet potato rounds on a baking sheet and bake at 425’F for 20-30 minutes, flipping part way through, until cooked through and tender but still hold their shape.
    5. Combine ground beef, salt and garlic powder in a bowl and gently combine, do not overmix.
    6. Using clean hands, form meat into 8 mini patties and place on a clean plate.
    7. Grill sliders on a hot grill for approximately 7 minutes*, flipping half-way through, until meat reaches desired doneness.
    8. Serve sliders hot, using sweet potato rounds as your bun with lettuce and a slice of delicious roasted pepper on top.

*grilling time may vary depending on your grill

Note: Piquillo peppers are roasted peppers, typically found near the pasta sauce in the grocery store. Choose peppers that are packed in water.

Alternate Topping Ideas in place of peppers: sauteed mushrooms, sauteed onions, a 1/2 tablespoon of guacamole, fresh tomato slice, 1 inch slice of cheese, 1 tsp crumbled blue cheese, etc.

Nutrition facts

Per serving

calories: 199

calories from fat: 55

total fat: 6.1g

saturated fat: 3.0g

trans fat: 0.0g

cholesterol: 70mg

sodium: 478mg

potassium: 256mg

total carbohydrates: 11.4g

dietary fiber: 2.0g

sugars: 3.8g

protein: 25.1g

Photograph by Kelly Dabel. All rights reserved. Used with permission.
Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.

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